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Read the World with CityFALCON’s Translation Feature

How many languages do you speak? Three? Five? One? If your native language isn’t English, it is extremely likely your second language is. We can deduce that because you’re reading this in English, but also by the high prevalence of… Continue reading →

15 Lessons I’ve Learnt From 15,000 Hours of FinTech Entrepreneurship

On 30 June 2019, we completed 5 years of our darling – CityFALCON.  Over the last 5 years, I’ve followed my passion (not “worked”) – a lot. On average about 60 hours a week, 50 weeks a year. That gave… Continue reading →

CityFALCON to Launch Spotify-like Premium Subscription for Financial Content

We’ve been working hard backstage to improve what we offer, from the basic watchlist to analytics. We often update our products, too, so they’re at the forefront of best practices and (mostly) bug-free. We’re quite proud of what we’ve created… Continue reading →

CityFALCON Partners with Bloomberg and Fitch to Launch Premium News Service

Apart from democratising access to financial news and content, we are now launching a premium version whereby users have access to all the information they need without the advertising and clutter. Moreover, users will be able to benefit from content… Continue reading →

CityFALCON Signs up Smartkarma as Client and Partner

The combination of detailed independent research and up-to-the-minute tailored news coverage provides a powerful tool for investors and industry professionals.   We are glad to announce that we have signed up Smartkarma, the global investment research network, as a client… Continue reading →

Why We Are Valuing CityFALCON’s Crowdfunding Round in Nov 2018 at £5.8m?

You must be wondering what a baseball hit has to do with a company’s valuation but this is the first thing I let most of our investors know – we are going for a home run even if it means… Continue reading →

Raiffeisen Bank Signs up CityFALCON to Pilot Personalised Financial Content in CEE Markets

Raiffeisen Bank is a lead corporate and investment bank in Austria and has retail and other banking operations in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) markets. The bank has been working closing with FinTech start-ups to improve its offerings to clients…. Continue reading →

FinTech Firms Collaborate – CityFALCON Partners with Goldex

Goldex, the first smart trading technology platform allowing retail customers to invest in physical gold, today announced its partnership with CityFALCON – a leading curated financial news service platform. The recently launched Goldex start-up is using CityFALCON’s technology to keep… Continue reading →

The future of Finance with FinTech, Crypto and AI – TEDx

I recently gave a TEDx speech in Portugal on the topics of FinTech and how AI, ML, and society are changing the financial world. I only had a short 10 minutes to speak, so here I will flesh out the… Continue reading →

How FinTech Will Change Financial Markets, from Fundraising to Settlement and Regulation

In the last article, we explored how cryptocurrency exchanges and traditional stock exchanges differ. The FinTech world is not limited to cryptocurrency, though, and plenty of other concepts and processes in finance has been digitised and provided by FinTech firms…. Continue reading →

CityFALCON raises £550K on Seedrs

CityFALCON, the London-based FinTech company, has raised more than £550K on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Their campaign was oversubscribed at more than 350% and includes investors from several banks and financial institutions. The company has now raised a total of… Continue reading →

What Financial Stocks and Sectors Benefit from the Cloud and Artificial Intelligence?

Cloud computing and AI are becoming staples of everyday life – even if you don’t know it. The cloud is ubiquitous (by design and by adoption), and artificial intelligence, a completely different area in tech, is reaching into our lives… Continue reading →

7 Steps in 2 Years to ‘Smash’ £150K Equity Crowdfunding Target on Seedrs – the Process – the Great, Good, Bad and Ugly

Disclosure: I’m an investor in Seedrs, and CityFALCON has business relationships with Seedrs. If you depend on the media you may not realise this but fundraising at an early stage remains a real challenge in the UK unless you have… Continue reading →

Octopus Labs Accelerator – Week 2 – Game ON

As expected, in the first week we were settling down, and the real action started in the last week, week 2 of the program.  Also on the business front, we had a very positive week at CityFALCON (touch wood!). We… Continue reading →

Why Investors Should Get Excited about the FinTech Revolution

FinTech is the new buzzword in London, and for good reason – we’re beginning to see how technology will be leveraged in financial services. FinTech is already showing…

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Reality vs Hype in UK Fintech Startups

“There are three categories where you will get funding very easily”: “if you are a Rockstar product manager or serial entrepreneur” “If you have worked in the City for a long time and can…

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Reflections On The Startup And FinTech Ecosystems In Ontario From CityFALCON

We can’t overstate how proud we are that CityFALCON won the Next Big Idea in FinTech competition. For the honour, we got to travel to Ontario to get acquainted with the FinTech ecosystem there and learn more about startup culture… Continue reading →

From convenience to impact, from security to adventure…

“Our biggest regrets are not for the things we have done but for the things we haven’t done” ― Chad Michael Murray Every time, my ‘dream job’ had turned into just another job 1 to 2 years in; every year, my definition… Continue reading →

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